WATCH: Soccer Player in Israel Proposes to Girlfriend on the Pitch

Nigerian midfielder John Ogu celebrates his team's victory by getting down on one knee.

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Screenshot of John Ogu's Twitter feed, showing the ring, the couple, and the couple surrounded by his Hapoel Be'er Sheva teammates, October 3, 2015.Credit: Twitter screenshot
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When Hapoel Be'er Sheva fans celebrated their soccer team's 5-2 Premier League victory over Maccabi Petah Tikva 5-2 on Saturday night, they did not realize the highlight of the evening would yet to come.

Nigerian midfielder John Ogu provided the fireworks by proposing to his girlfriend Adaolisa after the match.

Ogu invited Adaolisa onto the pitch, got down on one knee, and presented her with a diamond as he popped the question. To the joy of him and everyone else remaining in the stadium, she said yes. His teammates jumped about, cheering the couple on as they embraced on the field.

Afterward, he proclaimed his love and gratitude on his Twitter page.

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